On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

10th Emmy Awards: Gunsmoke, Robert Young & Jane Wyatt win

Actress Jane Wyatt
Actress
Jane Wyatt
  • 1st baseball game in California, SF Giants beat LA Dodgers, 8-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Zephaniah, British writer and dub poet, born in Handsworth, Birmingham, England
  • Dolores Gordon-Smith, British novelist (The Jack Haldean Murder Series), born in Glossop, Derbyshire
  • John Bracewell, New Zealand cricketer (premiere spinner of 80's), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Matt Reid, rock keyboardist (Berlin-Takes Your Breathe Away)

Famous Deaths

  • Estelle Taylor, dies at 64